Annie Katherine Ford, Albert Evans Goodson, Bonnie White Ross, Jerry Leon Whitten

Annie Katherine Ford

Annie Katherine Ford, 93, of Ackerman, died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at her home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 22, at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Carroll County.
Katherine was born on Sept. 18, 1926, in Attala County and was the daughter of the late Oliver Stringer and Clara England Stringer.
She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Katherine is also preceded in death by her husband James H. Ford; one daughter Jamie Nell Tyson; one sister Christine Bonds and one brother Ralph Stringer.
She is survived by one daughter Gwen James of Ackerman; four sons, James H. Ford Jr. of Boaz, Ala., Glenn McElroy of Fort Payne, Ala., Ralph Aubrey Ford of Licking, Mo., and Michael Ford of Atlanta; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
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Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Albert Evans Goodson

Albert Evans Goodson of Grenada, formerly of Winona, died at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
Mr. Goodson, 85, was born in Calhoun County on July 24, 1934, and was the son of the late Grady and Lois Hubbard Goodson. He was a retired inspector with the Mississippi Department of Transportation and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.  Mr. Goodson was a charter member of the Winona Baptist Temple, where he served as music leader.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Sherry Goodson.
Mr. Goodson is survived by his wife Maureen Scruggs Goodson of Grenada; two sons, Mike Goodson of Milford, Ohio, and Ken Goodson of Grenada; sister Glenda Goodson Little of Calhoun City; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 19, at 2 p.m., at the Winona Garden of Memory in Winona.  The family held a private visitation prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project,4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL  32256.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona ( is in charge of the arrangements.

Jerry Leon Whitten

Jerry Leon Whitten, 66, of Scobey died Thursday, May 17, 2020, at his home.
Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Mortimer National Funeral Home in Grenada. Attendance of the visitation will be limited to small groups at a time due to Health Department restrictions in place. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 21,  at Smith Cemetery at Rosebloom.
Jerry was born on Oct. 23, 1953, in Grenada and was the son of the late Malcolm J. (Ted) Whitten and Gertrude Bratton Whitten.
Jerry was a farmer and was also employed by Johnny Green and by Lehman Roberts until his retirement. He attended Stonefield Church of God.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Pat Smith; two brothers-in-law, B.W. Smith and Charles (Bubba) Smith; and four brothers, Bobby Whitten, Billy Whitten, Roger Whitten and Frank Whitten.
He is survived by his wife Annie (Ruthie) Whitten of Scobey; two daughters, Tansy Eggers (Cody) of Sunrise, Fla., and Chantel Chism (Jeffery) of Oak Grove, La.; two sons, Rusty James (Allison) of Ackerman and Curtis James (Jessica) of Spanaway, Wash.; one sister Betty Smith of Scobey; eight grandchildren, Savannah James, Karen James, Katie James, Julie James, Michael James, Zachary James, JJ. Chism and Jessie Chism; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Bonnie White Ross

Bonnie Ruth White Ross, 83, of Grenada died Monday, May 18, 2020, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Family graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, at Grenada Memorial Gardens.
Bonnie was born on Oct. 20, 1936, in Martin, Tenn., and was the daughter of the late Everette L. White and Ector Lee McLain White.
Bonnie was employed by Grenada County as an account until her retirement. She was a Baptist and a member of the Professional Business Women’s Association in Grenada.
Bonnie is survived by her husband L.C. Ross of Grenada; four daughters, Janice McCall (Jeff) of Florence, Linda R. Kent of Southaven, Cheryl L. White (Bill) of Lexington, S.C., and Gayle D. Cutting of Southaven; one step-daughter Teresa Ross Vance of Grenada; two sons, Keath Denley (Elaine) of Hernando and Kenneth Denley (Cheryl) of Independence; one sister Nancy Stubblefield of Holcomb; 14 grandchildren and 20  great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.